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uuid_parse(3) [linux man page]

UUID_PARSE(3)							    Libuuid API 						     UUID_PARSE(3)

NAME
uuid_parse - convert an input UUID string into binary representation SYNOPSIS
#include <uuid/uuid.h> int uuid_parse( char *in, uuid_t uu); DESCRIPTION
The uuid_parse function converts the UUID string given by in into the binary representation. The input UUID is a string of the form 1b4e28ba-2fa1-11d2-883f-b9a761bde3fb (in printf(3) format "%08x-%04x-%04x-%04x-%012x", 36 bytes plus the trailing ''). RETURN VALUE
Upon successfully parsing the input string, 0 is returned, and the UUID is stored in the location pointed to by uu, otherwise -1 is returned. CONFORMING TO
OSF DCE 1.1 AUTHOR
Theodore Y. Ts'o AVAILABILITY
libuuid is part of the util-linux package since version 2.15.1 and is available from ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/. SEE ALSO
uuid(3), uuid_clear(3), uuid_compare(3), uuid_copy(3), uuid_generate(3), uuid_is_null(3), uuid_time(3), uuid_unparse(3) util-linux May 2009 UUID_PARSE(3)

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UUID_PARSE(3)							    Libuuid API 						     UUID_PARSE(3)

NAME
uuid_parse - convert an input UUID string into binary representation SYNOPSIS
#include <uuid/uuid.h> int uuid_parse( char *in, uuid_t uu); DESCRIPTION
The uuid_parse function converts the UUID string given by in into the binary representation. The input UUID is a string of the form 1b4e28ba-2fa1-11d2-883f-b9a761bde3fb (in printf(3) format "%08x-%04x-%04x-%04x-%012x", 36 bytes plus the trailing ''). RETURN VALUE
Upon successfully parsing the input string, 0 is returned, and the UUID is stored in the location pointed to by uu, otherwise -1 is returned. CONFORMING TO
OSF DCE 1.1 AUTHOR
Theodore Y. Ts'o AVAILABILITY
libuuid is part of the util-linux package since version 2.15.1 and is available from ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/. SEE ALSO
uuid(3), uuid_clear(3), uuid_compare(3), uuid_copy(3), uuid_generate(3), uuid_is_null(3), uuid_time(3), uuid_unparse(3) util-linux May 2009 UUID_PARSE(3)

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